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Argentina Authorities Refuses to Pay $4M Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Who Paralyzed Its Borders

The federal government of Argentina has reportedly refused to pay a $four million bitcoin ransom demanded by hackers who hijacked the nation’s immigration methods, briefly crippling cross-border actions. On Aug. 27, the cybercriminals – now recognized as a bunch calling itself Netwalker – hacked Argentina’s immigration company, Dirección Nacional de Migraciones, in an assault that… Read More »